Orientation

Orientation
Wildcat Statue

 

Two-Day Overnight Session Schedule


Learn about what to expect at you 2022 New Student Orientation! Scroll down for the Parent & Family Orientation schedule.

You will receive a paper copy of the schedule when you arrive to Orientation.

Student Schedule

Dates: June 9-10, June 13-14, June 16-17, June 23-24, June 27-28

Click here for What to Bring to Orientation

DAY ONE
Time Program Location
11:00-12:30

Check-In

Students should check-in and drop off their overnight items in their residence hall room. Once checked in you can grab a bite to eat in Holloway Commons or explore the food and shops in downtown Durham.

Handler, Haaland, and Peterson Residence Halls
12:45-1:45

Welcome to UNH!

Kick off your Orientation with a welcome from the New Student Programs team, Dean of Students Michael Blackman, and members of UNH’s Sustainability Institute.

Memorial Union Building- Granite State Room
1:45-3:00

Group Time

Join your Orientation Leader and get to know other incoming students through fun games and a chance to explore campus!

Various Locations
3:00-5:00 Academic Session #1

CEPS- DeMeritt Hall 112

CHHS- New Hampshire Hall 208

COLA- Hamilton Smith Hall 210

COLSA- Horton 210

PAUL- Paul College G75

4:00 - 6:30

Discover UNH

As you finish up with your academic session, head to the MUB to enroll in finger scanning for the fall, explore our poster display of campus resources, learn about on-campus job opportunities, check out the games room and enjoy some fun activities!

Memorial Union Building- Union Court
5:00-6:25 Dinner Holloway Commons
6:30-7:30

The Wildcat Way

Hear from UNH alumni and Residence Hall Director Trevon Bryant about UNH’s community values and expectations.

Memorial Union Building- Granite State Room
7:45 - 8:45

Hangout, Recharge, Connect

Hamel Recreation Center
9:00 - 11:00 Outdoor Movie and Residence Hall Socials Handler, Haaland, and Peterson Residence Halls
DAY TWO
before 8:30

Breakfast

Meet up with your group and grab breakfast to start your day off right!

Holloway Commons
8:30-9:30

Off on the Right Paw

Reflect on your goals as an incoming student and learn about some of UNH’s resources that help you find success in your first year at UNH.

Memorial Union Building- Granite State Room
9:30-10:30

My First Year at UNH

This is your opportunity to hear from your Orientation Leaders about their experiences at UNH and ask any lingering questions you may have.

Various Locations
10:30-12:00 Academic Session #2

CEPS- DeMeritt Hall 112

CHHS- New Hampshire Hall 208

COLA- Hamilton Smith Hall 210

COLSA- Murkland 115

PAUL- Paul College G75

12:00-12:30

Become the Roar

Join your fellow wildcats in one of UNH’s most beloved traditions.

Thompson Hall Arches
12:30 - 1:30

Check-Out

Students must return to Residence Halls to return your key and checkout with a member of the New Student Programs team.

 

Handler, Haaland, and Peterson Residence Halls

Parent & Family Schedule

Dates: June 9-10, June 13-14, June 16-17, June 23-24, June 27-28

DAY ONE
Time Program Location
11:00-12:30 Check-In Handler, Haaland, and Peterson Residence Halls
12:30-1:15 Welcome to UNH! Johnson Theater
1:30- 2:30 Academic Session

CEPS- DeMeritt Hall 112

CHHS- New Hampshire Hall 208

COLA- Hamilton Smith Hall 210

COLSA- Murkland 115

PAUL- Paul College G75

2:45 - 3:30

The Billing Process

Memorial Union Building- Granite State Room
3:30 - 4:00 Refreshment Break Memorial Union Building- Granite State Room
4:00 - 5:00 Housing & Dining Memorial Union Building- Granite State Room
5:00 - 6:00 Student Life Panel Memorial Union Building- Granite State Room
DAY TWO
9:30 - 10:45 Optional Drop-In Sessions

Athletics- Field House

Health & Wellness- 4 Pettee Brook Lane

Student Accessibility Services- Smith Hall Room 201

10:45 - 11:45 Student Panel Memorial Union Building- Granite State Room
12:00 - 12:30 Become the Roar Thompson Hall Arches
12:30 - 1:30 Check-Out Handler, Haaland, and Peterson Residence Halls